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Forum topic by ShipWreck posted 05-16-2012 08:59 PM 1897 views 0 times favorited 20 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ShipWreck

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05-16-2012 08:59 PM

I was visiting a another abandoned property today and found these in the trash.

The block plane is a old 120 that is missing some parts

I have no idea who made the combination squares.


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DaddyZ

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#1 posted 05-16-2012 09:02 PM

Sounds Like Luck to ME !!!!!

That small square is So Cool Looking!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#2 posted 05-16-2012 09:19 PM

Just put them in a Trash Bag…. and send them to me. I’ll see that they are properly disposed of…...

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#3 posted 05-16-2012 09:38 PM

Dang you aspire to me this week sucker !!!!!

but you can send that slick over to me and I will store it proppeply for you:-)

congrats with the new toy´s

Dennis

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#4 posted 05-16-2012 09:53 PM

One more time and I’m doing an intervention for you man.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#5 posted 05-16-2012 10:58 PM

great find.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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#6 posted 05-16-2012 11:24 PM

Good get !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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lwllms

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#7 posted 05-16-2012 11:39 PM

Start by turning the wedge in that molding plane around.

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crashn

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#8 posted 05-17-2012 12:49 AM

ok, be honest, how far down in the trash can did you have to go? (I would have gone to the bottom myself)

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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#9 posted 05-17-2012 12:51 PM

Nice find!

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#10 posted 05-17-2012 07:14 PM

Lucky find. Congratulations.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 05-18-2012 04:07 PM

The 12” combination square is identical to one I inherited from my father. Its a Universal 65 from the Lufkin Rule Co, Saginaw Mi.

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#12 posted 05-18-2012 04:12 PM

How come stuff like this never happens to me?

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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woodworker59

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#13 posted 05-18-2012 11:46 PM

How come I never find abandoned houses that were owned by woodworkers? as they would say at ESPN
“SCORE”
Yes that small square is very “cool” let us know what you find out about it, I would be interested in know what and where it came from.. thanks….

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com

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#14 posted 05-18-2012 11:48 PM

Awesome find! is that a log chisel?

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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willie

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#15 posted 05-19-2012 03:58 AM

Great find!! Half the fun is looking for them! The other half is restoring and using them!!

-- Every day above ground is a good day!!!

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